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This is intended to be a complete list of properties and districts listed on the National Register of Historic Places in Union County, New Jersey. The locations of National Register properties and districts (at least for all showing latitude and longitude coordinates below) may be seen in a Google map by clicking on "Map of all coordinates".

This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted March 31, 2017.
Name on the Register Image Date listed Location City or town Description
1 All Souls Church
All Souls Church
02009-12-11December 11, 2009
(#09001078)
724 Park Ave.
40°36′51″N 74°24′58″W / 40.61425°N 74.416128°W / 40.61425; -74.416128 (All Souls Church)
Plainfield
2 Badgley House and Site Upload image
01976-09-27September 27, 1976
(#76001190)
North of Mountainside off New Providence Rd., Watchung Reservation
40°40′59″N 74°22′37″W / 40.683056°N 74.376944°W / 40.683056; -74.376944 (Badgley House and Site)
Mountainside Destroyed by fire in 1984
3 Baltusrol Golf Club
Baltusrol Golf Club
02005-05-06May 6, 2005
(#05000374)
201 Shunpike Road
40°42′18″N 74°19′41″W / 40.705°N 74.328056°W / 40.705; -74.328056 (Baltusrol Golf Club)
Springfield The courses designed 1918–26 brought architect A. W. Tillinghast to prominence as a course designer; club has been host to many men's and women's majors since then.
4 Belcher-Ogden Mansion-Price, Benjamin-Price-Brittan Houses District
Belcher-Ogden Mansion-Price, Benjamin-Price-Brittan Houses District
01986-08-28August 28, 1986
(#86001969)
Corner of E. Jersey and Catherine Sts.
40°39′48″N 74°12′32″W / 40.663333°N 74.208889°W / 40.663333; -74.208889 (Belcher-Ogden Mansion-Price, Benjamin-Price-Brittan Houses District)
Elizabeth
5 Belcher-Ogden House
Belcher-Ogden House
01978-11-02November 2, 1978
(#78001799)
1046 E. Jersey St.
40°39′47″N 74°12′34″W / 40.663056°N 74.209444°W / 40.663056; -74.209444 (Belcher-Ogden House)
Elizabeth
6 Boxwood Hall
Boxwood Hall
01970-12-18December 18, 1970
(#70000397)
1073 E. Jersey St.
40°39′49″N 74°12′37″W / 40.663611°N 74.210278°W / 40.663611; -74.210278 (Boxwood Hall)
Elizabeth
7 Burial Ground of the Presbyterian Church in the West Fields of Elizabethtown
Burial Ground of the Presbyterian Church in the West Fields of Elizabethtown
02007-10-25October 25, 2007
(#07001108)
W. side of Mountain Ave. N. of Drift Way opposite 140 Mountain Ave.
40°39′12″N 74°20′57″W / 40.653333°N 74.349167°W / 40.653333; -74.349167 (Burial Ground of the Presbyterian Church in the West Fields of Elizabethtown)
Westfield
8 Caldwell Parsonage
Caldwell Parsonage
01982-08-12August 12, 1982
(#82004785)
909 Caldwell Ave.
40°41′42″N 74°16′43″W / 40.695°N 74.278611°W / 40.695; -74.278611 (Caldwell Parsonage)
Union
9 Cedar Brook Park
Cedar Brook Park
02007-08-28August 28, 2007
(#07000878)
Roughly bounded Stelle Ave., Arlington Ave., Park Ave., Rose St. and Laramie Rd., Kenyon Ave., Parkside Rd.
40°36′17″N 74°24′31″W / 40.604603°N 74.408647°W / 40.604603; -74.408647 (Cedar Brook Park)
Plainfield
10 Central Railroad of New Jersey
Central Railroad of New Jersey
01980-07-17July 17, 1980
(#80002521)
238 North Ave.
40°38′46″N 74°21′43″W / 40.646111°N 74.361944°W / 40.646111; -74.361944 (Central Railroad of New Jersey)
Fanwood
11 Crane-Phillips House
Crane-Phillips House
01997-08-14August 14, 1997
(#97000842)
125 N. Union Ave.
40°39′27″N 74°17′26″W / 40.6575°N 74.290556°W / 40.6575; -74.290556 (Crane-Phillips House)
Cranford
12 Crescent Area Historic District
Crescent Area Historic District
01980-12-12December 12, 1980
(#80002523)
Roughly bounded by Park, Prospect, and Carnegie Aves., 7th and Richmond Sts.
40°36′59″N 74°24′49″W / 40.616389°N 74.413611°W / 40.616389; -74.413611 (Crescent Area Historic District)
Plainfield
13 John De Camp House
John De Camp House
01973-12-04December 4, 1973
(#73001136)
2101 Raritan Rd.
40°37′38″N 74°20′27″W / 40.627222°N 74.340833°W / 40.627222; -74.340833 (John De Camp House)
Scotch Plains
14 Nathaniel Drake House
Nathaniel Drake House
01973-06-19June 19, 1973
(#73001135)
602 W. Front St.
40°36′49″N 74°25′56″W / 40.613611°N 74.432222°W / 40.613611; -74.432222 (Nathaniel Drake House)
Plainfield
15 Droeschers Mill
Droeschers Mill
01974-01-08January 8, 1974
(#74001192)
347 Lincoln Ave. E.
40°39′01″N 74°18′06″W / 40.650278°N 74.301667°W / 40.650278; -74.301667 (Droeschers Mill)
Cranford
16 Elizabeth Station
Elizabeth Station
01984-09-29September 29, 1984
(#84002825)
Morris Ave., and Broad St.
40°40′01″N 74°13′01″W / 40.666944°N 74.216944°W / 40.666944; -74.216944 (Elizabeth Station)
Elizabeth part of the Operating Passenger Railroad Stations Thematic Resource (TR)
17 Evergreen Cemetery
Evergreen Cemetery
01991-07-09July 9, 1991
(#91000882)
1137 N. Broad St.
40°41′32″N 74°12′39″W / 40.692222°N 74.210833°W / 40.692222; -74.210833 (Evergreen Cemetery)
Hillside and Elizabeth
18 Fanwood Park Historic District
Fanwood Park Historic District
02004-05-27May 27, 2004
(#04000516)
North Ave. and North Martine Ave.
40°38′39″N 74°23′21″W / 40.644167°N 74.389167°W / 40.644167; -74.389167 (Fanwood Park Historic District)
Fanwood
19 Feltville Historic District
Feltville Historic District
01980-06-06June 6, 1980
(#80002522)
South of New Providence
40°40′53″N 74°23′16″W / 40.681389°N 74.387778°W / 40.681389; -74.387778 (Feltville Historic District)
New Providence
20 Firehouse No. 4
Firehouse No. 4
01993-03-11March 11, 1993
(#93000133)
1015 South Ave.
40°37′42″N 74°24′14″W / 40.628333°N 74.403889°W / 40.628333; -74.403889 (Firehouse No. 4)
Plainfield
21 Elizabeth and Gershom Frazee House
Elizabeth and Gershom Frazee House
02009-12-07December 7, 2009
(#09000971)
1451 Raritan Road
40°37′00″N 74°22′02″W / 40.6167°N 74.3671°W / 40.6167; -74.3671 (Elizabeth and Gershom Frazee House)
Scotch Plains
22 First Congregation of the Presbyterian Church at Springfield
First Congregation of the Presbyterian Church at Springfield
01990-05-07May 7, 1990
(#90000668)
201 Morris Ave. and 11-41 Church Mall
40°42′41″N 74°18′39″W / 40.711389°N 74.310833°W / 40.711389; -74.310833 (First Congregation of the Presbyterian Church at Springfield)
Springfield
23 First Presbyterian Church of Elizabeth
First Presbyterian Church of Elizabeth
01977-05-06May 6, 1977
(#77000914)
14-44 Broad St.
40°39′45″N 74°12′56″W / 40.6625°N 74.215556°W / 40.6625; -74.215556 (First Presbyterian Church of Elizabeth)
Elizabeth
24 First Presbyterian Congregation of Connecticut Farms
First Presbyterian Congregation of Connecticut Farms
01970-04-03April 3, 1970
(#70000398)
Stuyvesant Ave. at Chestnut St.
40°41′36″N 74°16′26″W / 40.693333°N 74.273889°W / 40.693333; -74.273889 (First Presbyterian Congregation of Connecticut Farms)
Union
25 Charles N. Fowler House
Charles N. Fowler House
01986-03-13March 13, 1986
(#86000389)
518 Salem Ave.
40°40′35″N 74°12′53″W / 40.676389°N 74.214722°W / 40.676389; -74.214722 (Charles N. Fowler House)
Elizabeth
26 Grace Episcopal Church
Grace Episcopal Church
02002-05-10May 10, 2002
(#02000106)
600 Cleveland Ave.
40°37′05″N 74°25′02″W / 40.618056°N 74.417222°W / 40.618056; -74.417222 (Grace Episcopal Church)
Plainfield
27 Green Brook Park
Green Brook Park
02004-05-14May 14, 2004
(#04000437)
All parkland from Clinton Ave. to west of West End Ave., and the junction of Lawrence and Parkview Ave., Fisk and Townsend Pls.
40°36′38″N 74°26′39″W / 40.610556°N 74.444167°W / 40.610556; -74.444167 (Green Brook Park)
Plainfield
28 Deacon Andrew Hetfield House
Deacon Andrew Hetfield House
01989-07-27July 27, 1989
(#89001004)
Constitution Plaza
40°40′19″N 74°21′29″W / 40.671944°N 74.358056°W / 40.671944; -74.358056 (Deacon Andrew Hetfield House)
Mountainside
29 Hillside Avenue Historic District
Hillside Avenue Historic District
01982-06-01June 1, 1982
(#82003307)
Hillside Ave. from Watchung Ave. to Martine Ave.
40°36′55″N 74°24′18″W / 40.615278°N 74.405°W / 40.615278; -74.405 (Hillside Avenue Historic District)
Plainfield
30 Homestead Farm at Oak Ridge
Homestead Farm at Oak Ridge
01995-10-25October 25, 1995
(#95001185)
Junction of Oak Ridge Rd. and Feather Bed Ln., Clark and Edison Townships
40°36′28″N 74°20′56″W / 40.607778°N 74.348889°W / 40.607778; -74.348889 (Homestead Farm at Oak Ridge)
Clark
31 Hutchings Homestead
Hutchings Homestead
01977-09-16September 16, 1977
(#77000915)
126 Morris Ave.
40°42′37″N 74°18′26″W / 40.710278°N 74.307222°W / 40.710278; -74.307222 (Hutchings Homestead)
Springfield
32 Littel-Lord Farmstead
Littel-Lord Farmstead
01979-03-07March 7, 1979
(#79001528)
23 and 31 Horseshoe Rd.
40°40′05″N 74°25′41″W / 40.668056°N 74.428056°W / 40.668056; -74.428056 (Littel-Lord Farmstead)
Berkeley Heights
33 William Livingston House
William Livingston House
01972-11-28November 28, 1972
(#72000807)
Morris and North Aves.
40°40′40″N 74°13′41″W / 40.677778°N 74.228056°W / 40.677778; -74.228056 (William Livingston House)
Union Liberty Hall, Kean University
34 Merchants' and Drovers' Tavern
Merchants' and Drovers' Tavern
01978-11-21November 21, 1978
(#78001801)
1632 St. Georges Ave.
40°36′59″N 74°17′09″W / 40.616389°N 74.285833°W / 40.616389; -74.285833 (Merchants' and Drovers' Tavern)
Rahway
35 Mid-Town Historic District
Mid-Town Historic District
01995-10-05October 5, 1995
(#95001143)
Bounded by Broad, N. Broad, Dickinson, E. Grand, E. Jersey Sts., Commerce Place, Elizabeth Ave. and Martin L. King Plaza
40°39′56″N 74°12′52″W / 40.665556°N 74.214444°W / 40.665556; -74.214444 (Mid-Town Historic District)
Elizabeth image shows Elizabeth Public Library and Union County Courthouse
36 Miller-Cory House
Miller-Cory House
01972-11-03November 3, 1972
(#72000808)
614 Mountain Ave.
40°39′45″N 74°21′02″W / 40.6625°N 74.350556°W / 40.6625; -74.350556 (Miller-Cory House)
Westfield
37 Murray Hill Station
Murray Hill Station
01984-06-22June 22, 1984
(#84002826)
The Circle
40°41′41″N 74°24′13″W / 40.694722°N 74.403611°W / 40.694722; -74.403611 (Murray Hill Station)
Murray Hill part of the Operating Passenger Railroad Stations TR
38 Netherwood Station
Netherwood Station
01984-06-22June 22, 1984
(#84002830)
Between North and South Aves.
40°37′45″N 74°24′13″W / 40.629167°N 74.403611°W / 40.629167; -74.403611 (Netherwood Station)
Plainfield part of the Operating Passenger Railroad Stations TR
39 Oswald J. Nitschke House
Oswald J. Nitschke House
02008-01-17January 17, 2008
(#07001406)
49 S. 21 St.
40°40′36″N 74°17′28″W / 40.676667°N 74.291111°W / 40.676667; -74.291111 (Oswald J. Nitschke House)
Kenilworth
40 North Avenue Commercial Historic District
North Avenue Commercial Historic District
01984-03-29March 29, 1984
(#84002836)
Park, North, and Watchung Aves.
40°37′07″N 74°25′17″W / 40.618611°N 74.421389°W / 40.618611; -74.421389 (North Avenue Commercial Historic District)
Plainfield
41 Old Baptist Parsonage
Old Baptist Parsonage
01973-01-18January 18, 1973
(#73001137)
547 Park Ave.
40°39′06″N 74°23′59″W / 40.651667°N 74.399722°W / 40.651667; -74.399722 (Old Baptist Parsonage)
Scotch Plains
42 Plainfield Central Fire Headquarters
Plainfield Central Fire Headquarters
01993-03-04March 4, 1993
(#93000131)
315 Central Ave.
40°36′54″N 74°25′26″W / 40.615°N 74.423889°W / 40.615; -74.423889 (Plainfield Central Fire Headquarters)
Plainfield
43 Plainfield Civic District
Plainfield Civic District
01993-06-17June 17, 1993
(#93000533)
Roughly, Watchung Ave. between E. Fifth and E. Seventh Sts.
40°37′03″N 74°25′03″W / 40.6175°N 74.4175°W / 40.6175; -74.4175 (Plainfield Civic District)
Plainfield
44 Plainfield Station
Plainfield Station
01984-06-22June 22, 1984
(#84002837)
North Ave.
40°37′06″N 74°25′15″W / 40.618333°N 74.420833°W / 40.618333; -74.420833 (Plainfield Station)
Plainfield part of the Operating Passenger Railroad Stations TR
45 Rahway Theatre
Rahway Theatre
01986-08-13August 13, 1986
(#86001509)
1601 Irving St.
40°36′37″N 74°16′39″W / 40.610278°N 74.2775°W / 40.610278; -74.2775 (Rahway Theatre)
Rahway
46 William Edgar Reeve House
William Edgar Reeve House
02006-02-01February 1, 2006
(#05001565)
314 Mountain Ave.
40°39′34″N 74°20′58″W / 40.659444°N 74.349444°W / 40.659444; -74.349444 (William Edgar Reeve House)
Westfield
47 Saint Mary's Catholic Church Complex
Saint Mary's Catholic Church Complex
01985-04-11April 11, 1985
(#85000785)
Liberty and W. 6th Sts.
40°36′39″N 74°25′26″W / 40.610833°N 74.423889°W / 40.610833; -74.423889 (Saint Mary's Catholic Church Complex)
Plainfield
48 Sayre Homestead
Sayre Homestead
01979-08-24August 24, 1979
(#79001529)
Sayre Homestead Lane
40°42′13″N 74°20′50″W / 40.703611°N 74.347222°W / 40.703611; -74.347222 (Sayre Homestead)
Springfield
49 Scotch Plains Baptist Church, Parsonage, and Cemetery
Scotch Plains Baptist Church, Parsonage, and Cemetery
02013-06-14June 14, 2013
(#13000386)
333-334 Park Ave.,
Coordinates missing
Scotch Plains, New Jersey
50 Scotch Plains School Upload image
01978-12-12December 12, 1978
(#78001802)
Park Ave.
40°38′58″N 74°23′47″W / 40.649444°N 74.396389°W / 40.649444; -74.396389 (Scotch Plains School)
Scotch Plains
51 Seventeenth Century Clark House
Seventeenth Century Clark House
01974-11-19November 19, 1974
(#74001193)
593 Madison Hill Rd.
40°36′49″N 74°18′36″W / 40.613611°N 74.31°W / 40.613611; -74.31 (Seventeenth Century Clark House)
Clark
52 Nathaniel Smith House
Nathaniel Smith House
01989-09-28September 28, 1989
(#89001584)
105 Springfield Ave.
40°41′33″N 74°25′47″W / 40.6925°N 74.429722°W / 40.6925; -74.429722 (Nathaniel Smith House)
Berkeley Heights
53 St. John's Parsonage
St. John's Parsonage
01982-09-16September 16, 1982
(#82003306)
633 Pearl St.
40°39′37″N 74°12′45″W / 40.660278°N 74.2125°W / 40.660278; -74.2125 (St. John's Parsonage)
Elizabeth
54 Stage House Inn
Stage House Inn
01982-04-15April 15, 1982
(#82003308)
Park Ave. and Front St.
40°39′03″N 74°23′59″W / 40.650833°N 74.399722°W / 40.650833; -74.399722 (Stage House Inn)
Scotch Plains
55 Stoneleigh Park Historic District
Stoneleigh Park Historic District
01988-10-28October 28, 1988
(#88002020)
Roughly bounded by Westfield Ave., Shackamaxon Dr., Rahway and Dorian Rd.
40°38′34″N 74°20′49″W / 40.642778°N 74.346944°W / 40.642778; -74.346944 (Stoneleigh Park Historic District)
Westfield
56 George A. Strong House
George A. Strong House
02012-08-28August 28, 2012
(#12000570)
1030 Central Ave.
40°36′18″N 74°25′01″W / 40.604912°N 74.417054°W / 40.604912; -74.417054 (George A. Strong House)
Plainfield now the duCret School of Art
57 Summit Downtown Historic District
Summit Downtown Historic District
02011-06-30June 30, 2011
(#10001116)
Roughly bounded by Springfield Ave, the Village Green, Summit Ave, and Waldron Ave.
40°43′04″N 74°21′27″W / 40.717778°N 74.3575°W / 40.717778; -74.3575 (Summit Downtown Historic District)
Summit Civic and commercial core of early railroad suburb
58 Summit Playhouse
Summit Playhouse
02009-12-30December 30, 2009
(#09001177)
10 New England Ave.
40°42′54″N 74°21′55″W / 40.7151°N 74.3653°W / 40.7151; -74.3653 (Summit Playhouse)
Summit
59 The Clearing
The Clearing
01993-04-09April 9, 1993
(#93000233)
165 Hobart Ave.
40°43′36″N 74°20′53″W / 40.726667°N 74.348056°W / 40.726667; -74.348056 (The Clearing)
Summit Now known as Reeves-Reed Arboretum
60 James Townley House
James Townley House
01979-05-14May 14, 1979
(#79001530)
Morris Ave. and Green Lane
40°40′54″N 74°14′07″W / 40.681667°N 74.235278°W / 40.681667; -74.235278 (James Townley House)
Union On the campus of Kean University
61 Twin Maples
Twin Maples
01997-08-29August 29, 1997
(#97000977)
8 Edgewood Rd.
40°43′02″N 74°21′00″W / 40.717222°N 74.35°W / 40.717222; -74.35 (Twin Maples)
Summit
62 Union County Park Commission Administration Buildings
Union County Park Commission Administration Buildings
01985-11-25November 25, 1985
(#85002976)
Acme and Canton Sts.
40°39′31″N 74°14′17″W / 40.658611°N 74.238056°W / 40.658611; -74.238056 (Union County Park Commission Administration Buildings)
Elizabeth
63 Van Wyck Brooks Historic District
Van Wyck Brooks Historic District
01985-12-10December 10, 1985
(#85003337)
Roughly bounded by Plainfield Ave., W. Eighth St., Park Ave., W. Ninth St. and Madison Ave., and Randolph Rd.
40°36′35″N 74°25′06″W / 40.609722°N 74.418333°W / 40.609722; -74.418333 (Van Wyck Brooks Historic District)
Plainfield
64 Wallace Chapel AME Zion Church
Wallace Chapel AME Zion Church
02007-08-28August 28, 2007
(#07000877)
138-142 Broad St.
40°42′49″N 74°20′38″W / 40.713611°N 74.343889°W / 40.713611; -74.343889 (Wallace Chapel AME Zion Church)
Summit
65 Waring T. Orville House
Waring T. Orville House
01979-05-14May 14, 1979
(#79003252)
900 Park Ave.
40°36′46″N 74°24′53″W / 40.612778°N 74.414722°W / 40.612778; -74.414722 (Waring T. Orville House)
Plainfield
66 Westfield Fire Headquarters
Westfield Fire Headquarters
01980-12-08December 8, 1980
(#80002524)
405 North Ave., W.
40°39′00″N 74°20′56″W / 40.65°N 74.348889°W / 40.65; -74.348889 (Westfield Fire Headquarters)
Westfield
67 Whyman House
Whyman House
01986-04-10April 10, 1986
(#86000705)
705 Newark Ave.
40°40′49″N 74°12′29″W / 40.680278°N 74.208056°W / 40.680278; -74.208056 (Whyman House)
Elizabeth
68 Woodruff House
Woodruff House
01978-12-11December 11, 1978
(#78001800)
111-113 Conant St.
40°41′14″N 74°13′12″W / 40.687222°N 74.22°W / 40.687222; -74.22 (Woodruff House)
Hillside
69 Young Women's Christian Association of Plainfield and North Plainfield
Young Women's Christian Association of Plainfield and North Plainfield
01998-03-12March 12, 1998
(#98000232)
232 W. Front St.
40°37′15″N 74°25′16″W / 40.620833°N 74.421111°W / 40.620833; -74.421111 (Young Women's Christian Association of Plainfield and North Plainfield)
Plainfield

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